assessment of muscular fitness

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1 Value of Resistance Training Assessment of Muscular Fitness Enhanced muscular strength and muscular endurance Enhanced _______, power, agility, and balance Reduced risk for musculoskeletal _______ Athletic Performance Aspects of Muscular Fitness Improved __________________for various events or activities Enhanced performance in most athletic activities Athletic Performance Aspects of Muscular Fitness (continued) Does Resistance Training Reduce Risk of CVD? In recent past, answer has been “no” Braith 2006…. Similar to Table 12.1 Muscular strength Maximal ______that a muscle can generate at a given velocity. Definitions Muscular endurance Ability of a muscle to make __________ contractions or to resist muscular fatigue. Muscle power Product of strength and__________
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2 Isometric or static contraction Contraction at a constant muscle _____ during muscle activation. Definitions (continued) Isokinetic contraction Contraction throughout a range of joint motion at a constant angular _________ (e.g., 60°/s). Isotonic contraction Contraction with constant _________ through full range of motion __________principle- must stress muscle beyond typical to obtain improvements Principle of Progressive Resistance– same thing __________Principle- improvements will be specific to muscles used in training Also relevant to testing– test will be specific to muscle group e.g. bench press tells us nothing about leg strength Strength ratio Ratio of weight lifted during a single or multiple RM test relative to one’s own _____________. Definitions- strength
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HNFE 3864 taught by Professor Jwrankin during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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